- AHRQ states that safety practices require a culture of safety across healthcare. Safety is one of the 6 critical areas for Nursing. Describe a “just culture”. How does this culture improve patient Care? Describe how this would relate to incident reporting and discipline of staff.
- The Joint Commission, in cooperation with (HQA) Hospital Quality Alliance, established core measures required for all healthcare organizations. One reported, the core measures are available for public view and use at http://www.hospitalcompare.hhs.gov (Links to an external site.). Research data on 2 hospitals in your area and summarize.
- Scheduling systems and patient classification systems are often computerized to collect data. State examples of each along with advantages and strengths of each. Be prepared to discuss how these systems could be improved.